SURVEY: Are Americans Tired of COVID-19 Mandates?


HAMDEN, CT – Are Americans Tired of COVID-19 Mandates?

A survey held by Quinnipiac University polled over 1,000 Americans and asked them questions related to COVID-19.

First they were asked whether they support or oppose requiring COVID-19 vaccines of:

  • Healthcare workers
    • 57 percent support
    • 40 percent oppose
  • Federal government employees and contractors
    • 53 percent support
    • 45 percent oppose
  • Employees of businesses
    •  50 percent support
    • 49 percent oppose
  • Students at universities
    • 50 percent support
    • 48 percent oppose; 
  • Students age 12 and over
    • 48 percent support
    • 49 percent oppose. 

The second question was whether they support or oppose certain industries or businesses requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccinations:

  • Airlines requiring proof from passengers
    • 53 percent support
    • 46 percent oppose
  • Large sports and entertainment events requiring proof from attendees 
    • 50 percent support
    • 48 percent oppose
  • Restaurants requiring proof from customers
    • 42 percent support
    • 57 percent oppose

Other key factors that were taken from the survey included:

  • A majority of Americans (51 - 48 percent) disapprove of President Biden's plan to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for millions of Americans in the public and private sectors. Republicans disapprove 84 - 13 percent, independents disapprove 56 - 44 percent, and Democrats approve 89 - 10 percent.
  • Nearly half of Americans (48 percent) think Biden's vaccine mandate plan to get more Americans vaccinated goes too far, 10 percent think it does not go far enough, and 39 percent think it's about right.

  • By a nearly 2 to 1 margin, Americans say 63 - 34 percent they support requiring students, teachers, and staff to wear masks in schools.

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